Forklift Hire In Derby

The right forklift and warehouse equipment can revolutionise a business’s processes, increasing staff productivity and order fulfilment, as well as better stock and space management. However, these machines aren’t always affordable, which is why hiring machinery can be a great solution.


We are a forklift hire company with over thirty years of experience in the material handling industry. Locally based in Blidworth, we provide forklift hire to businesses in Derby and across the East Midlands.

We have a wide selection of forklifts and material handling equipment for hire. Whether you’re looking for a diesel, electric, or LP gas model, we’ll be sure to have the perfect machine for you. Our forklifts are manufactured by renowned brands such as Mitsubishi and Aisle-Master and come with a range of features to suit all manner of material handling tasks.

We stock both new and refurbished machines. Our used machines are refurbished by us to a premium standard, meaning that they have the same high quality as our new equipment, but at a much lower cost.

Featured Diesel Forklifts

Mitsubishi FD25N (4860) – ON HIRE

Hire From: £346.67 Per Month + VAT

Featured Electric Forklifts

Mitsubishi FB16PNT (2459)

Hire From: £285.05 Per Month + VAT

Caterpillar EP16NT (4792) – ON HIRE

Hire From: £337.44 Per Month + VAT

Aisle-Master AM 15E (5378)

Hire From: £445.64 Per Month + VAT

Featured LPG Forklifts

Doosan G20G (5647)

Hire From: £250.08 Per Month + VAT

Mitsubishi FG20N (4072)

Hire From: £257.44 Per Month + VAT

Mitsubishi FG18N (2446) – ON HIRE

Hire From: £260.00 Per Month + VAT

Combilift Combi-CB C4000 (5236)

Hire From: £643.80 Per Month + VAT


We are a leading UK dealership of forklifts for hire, with over three decades of experience in the material handling industry. We are a trusted dealer of major forklift brands such as Mitsubishi and Caterpillar, ensuring that our machines are of the highest quality and reliability.

Forklift Hire have several awards and certification for quality, management and safety in material handling, including 9001 Quality Management, 14001 Environmental and 18001 Health and Safety accreditations. We provide short-term and long-term hiring options to suit any budget and can advise on the best type of forklift for your space and the tasks required of it. As we are local to the East Midlands, our forklifts can be with you in Derby by the very next day after you order.


Derby is a rapidly evolving and underestimated city. In 2017, it was named the city with the fastest growing economy in the East Midlands, in part thanks to its exposure to international markets.

The predominant sector for Derby is manufacturing, which unsurprising with the city playing home to the likes of Rolls-Royce and Bombardier. The transport links in Derby are perfect for these types of businesses, being able to reach anywhere in the UK in good time.

There is a fantastic sense of community in Derby businesses, with ample room for collaboration and support. There are local forums for logistics and engineering, as well as research and innovation driven by the D2N2 project to help support local businesses, and the University of Derby offers grants and loans for private sector businesses that need them.

If you are a Derby-based business in need of a forklift to enhance your operations and increase productivity, browse our forklift listings or get in touch for additional help and advice.

Contact Our Team To Discuss The Machines We Have Available